A Guide to Parental Control Apps


In the ‘real world’, we can be there to physically hold our children’s hands and look out for - and protect from - possible danger. On devices and online, most children and particularly young people are in the online world without supervision and without an adult

A Guide to Parental Control Apps2022-05-03T09:15:06+01:00

Online Safety Trends, Risks, and Threats for 2022


Every new year sees new trends, risks, and threats to online safety emerge, especially for children and young people. This can seem overwhelming (and sometimes even frightening) if you feel like you’ve just got your head around the last new ‘thing’.  To help you stay ahead of

Online Safety Trends, Risks, and Threats for 20222022-01-31T11:04:05+00:00

What You Need to Know About…Replika


After two years of lockdowns and isolation, young people are feeling more isolated than ever before. As many continue to use the online world to seek support, we’re now seeing the mainstreaming of AI friends and support bots.   Keep reading to find out all about the newest chatbot on our radar, Replika. 

What You Need to Know About…Replika2022-01-20T17:07:52+00:00

Roblox: A Parents Guide to Protecting Children from Harmful Content


Header Image ©& TM 2022 Roblox Corporation. All Rights Reserved We have recently received multiple reports from parents and school staff about harmful content on gaming platform Roblox. To help you understand how to keep children and young people safe, we’ve created this important Roblox Parents Guide.  The latest reports we’ve received have outlined worrying accounts of younger children

Roblox: A Parents Guide to Protecting Children from Harmful Content2022-01-20T13:09:59+00:00

A Beginner’s Guide to NFTs


If you had just begun to wrap your head around cryptocurrencies and Deepfakes, we have news for you – there’s another online trend on the rise! The digital craze of NFTs has exploded in popularity over the last few months and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping.  Our beginner’s guide

A Beginner’s Guide to NFTs2022-01-14T16:37:10+00:00

New Year, New Digital Resolutions


Although you may have made your own new year resolutions (and if you’re like us, they’re probably very similar to last years!), why not consider making some family new year resolutions too?  There’s no denying that the way we use tech continues to evolve and 2021

New Year, New Digital Resolutions2022-01-11T16:43:30+00:00

Safe Streaming This Holiday Season!


Your Parental Guide to all Major Streaming Platforms The festive period is a great time to catch up on classic movies and binge the latest T.V. series - but it’s important that we make sure children and young people stay safe when streaming their favourite shows. Our

Safe Streaming This Holiday Season!2021-12-16T10:25:01+00:00

Instagram: Take a Break and Upcoming New Features


Do you know how much time you spend on social media? What about the children in your care? Instagram users may have noticed a recent addition to the app with the launch of the platform’s Take a Break feature. This opt-in feature will prompt users to ‘step away’ from the

Instagram: Take a Break and Upcoming New Features2021-12-14T16:21:12+00:00

What is Yubo?


After multiple lockdowns and a pandemic, we are seeing more children and young people craving connection than ever before. One app is redesigning itself entirely around this idea. Yubo (formerly known as Yellow) now describes itself as a “platform that celebrates the true essence of being young” and encourages “you to just be you.” Our

What is Yubo?2021-12-10T16:51:19+00:00

My Child’s First Device


As a parent or carer, you might be deciding to give your child their first phone, tablet, or laptop (or third, fourth, fifth – even a new update). This is a big decision! The responsibility and freedom that comes with owning a device is a big step for children – and you! It might even

My Child’s First Device2022-01-19T12:11:47+00:00
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